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Idiosyncratic WooSox stadium may include diner car

Grant Welker |

Planners are still working on a design for a new Worcester ballpark. It may include a diner car. What it won't include: a Green Monster replica.

Move to all-renewable energy a 'moral obligation,' lawmaker says

State House News Service |

Warning of dire consequences if no action is taken to combat climate change, lawmakers are again making an ambitious push to transition to all-renewable energy sources.

MBTA proposing fare hikes to keep deficit in check

State House News Service |

Seeking to contain its budget deficit in the face of rising expenses, the MBTA on Monday announced a proposal to raise the price of bus, subway and commuter rail rides by an average of 6.3 percent...

Mass. unemployment falls to 3.3%

Zachary Comeau |

The state's unemployment rate dropped one-tenth of a percentage to 3.3 percent in December, as 5,600 jobs were added.

Gas averaging $2.44, but survey cites 86-cent range

State House News Service |

The average price of gas in Massachusetts dropped five cents in the last week, AAA reported Monday, even as the national average price for gas inched up for the first time in months.

WRA to discuss Union Station leases for nanobrewery, arcade bar

Zachary Comeau |

The Worcester Redevelopment Authority on Friday will discuss two leases for a nanobrewery and arcade bar for vacant retail space in Union Station.

Massachusetts is the 7th most moved-out-of state

The annual National Movers Study from national moving company United Van Lines reveals Massachusetts is among the worst states in the nation for people leaving, rather than moving in.

Baker signs gas safety bill

State House News Service |

Utilities operating in Massachusetts will face new oversight on natural gas work.

Mass. gas prices dip lower for ninth straight week

State House News Service |

Gas prices in Massachusetts fell again to close out 2018.

Expect a healthy Central Mass. economy in 2019

Jerry Sargent |

In 2019, the region can expect more investment, given its relative accessibility and lower cost of living, as well as nine colleges producing a young and educated workforce.

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